Cristi Puiu’s Romanian drama won the Gold Hugo for best film in International Feature Competition as the 52nd Chicago International Film Festival wrapped at the weekend.
Screen Pitch competition line-up; Queen Of Spades opens Main Competition.
Streep talked Michael Cimino, writing her own lines and a British obsession with class during a Rome masterclass.
Sundance chiefs reveal plans for the UK offshoot of the indie film festival and how they worked with Picturehouse on this year’s programme.
EXCLUSIVE: Marit van den Elshout will take over the Hubert Bals Fund from the outgoing Iwana Chronis.
Plus: Samuel Goldwyn acquires Nerdland; Academy unveils Nicholl Fellows
Cannes head will be live-narrating his archive film Lumière! at the festival.
EXCLUSIVE: Rome-based distributor Cinema pre-bought six new titles at Cannes.
The distributor has pounced on North American rights to Yeon Sang-ho’s zombie apocalypse thriller that played at Midnight Screenings in Cannes.
Sierra/Affinity to handle sales at AFM on Craig Gillespie drama-biopic I, Tonya.
The distributor has picked up worldwide rights from UTA Independent Film Group to Charlie Siskel’s documentary following its Venice Film Festival world premiere.
Documentary The War Show won best film while Sami Blood won the Europa Cinemas Label.
Lav Diaz’s The Woman Who Left from the Philippines won the Golden Lion at the 73rd Venice Film festival on Saturday while Emma Stone claimed the Coppa Volpi best actress prize for La La Land and Oscar Martínez took actor honours for El Ciudadano Ilustre.
Director Pablo Larrain says Jacqueline Kennedy was a “queen without a throne” following well-received Venice debut.
Mel Gibson and Andrew Garfield discussed WWII drama following Venice world premiere screening.
Director and stars reveal their motivations for taking on Nocturnal Animals during Venice press conference.
Guy Pearce and Dakota Fanning star alongside Game Of Thrones co-stars Kit Harrington and Carice van Houten.
Director Paolo Sorrentino talks tackling TV and The Pope in new Jude Law series.
Altitude Film has taken UK on the TIFF premeire, KMBO has taken France rights.